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Breen Reilly, Associate

Breen Reilly

Associate

Practice areas

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate planning
  • Real estate sector

Practice notes

Breen is an associate in our Real Estate Department. He advises institutional clients, funds, developers, lenders and private clients on all aspects of real estate matters, to include landlord and tenant law and the acquisition, disposal and financing of commercial property and large residential portfolios.

Breen’s recent experience includes the following matters:

Private Rented Sector (PRS)

  • The sale by an Irish/US joint venture of over 250 residential units in Dublin.
  • The forward purchase by a Dutch/Singaporean joint venture of over 300 residential units across Dublin.
  • The forward purchase by an Irish/US joint venture of over 130 residential units in Dublin.

Office Investment

  • The acquisition by a German fund, with a LuxCo structure, of a multi-let portfolio of city centre offices for approximately €100m.

Site Acquisitions and Disposals

  • The acquisition by an Irish investor of the last remaining waterfront site in the Dublin Docklands for €40m.
  • The acquisition by an Irish developer of several development sites in County Wicklow.
  • The disposal by an Irish developer of a development site in Dublin for in excess of €10m.

Commercial Leasing

  • The letting by an Irish REIT (including by way of pre-let) of over 50,000 square feet of office space in Dublin to a number of blue chip tenants, including several lettings of a newly constructed office block in Dublin City Centre.
  • The entry by a NYSE listed entity’s Irish subsidiary (as tenant) into an agreement for lease for a 68,000+ square feet warehouse in a logistics park close to Dublin Airport and the subsequent grant of that lease.
  • The letting by a private client of a 27,000+ square foot warehouse in Citywest.
  • The entry by an international wind turbine manufacturer (as tenant) into an agreement for lease for a new warehouse and office in Co. Kerry, and the subsequent grant of that lease.
  • Ongoing estate management work on behalf of a UK retail tenant.
  • Ongoing estate management work on behalf of various institutional investor landlords.

Real Estate Finance

  • The financing by an Irish pillar bank of the acquisition (by way of forward purchase) of a residential property portfolio in Co. Kildare.
  • The refinance of a social housing portfolio by an Irish/US joint venture (as borrower).

M&A

  • Real estate aspects of the acquisition by an Irish insurance broker of a domestic chain of brokers for a reported price in excess of €60m.
  • Real estate aspects of the acquisition by a UK crèche operator of a chain of crèches across the Dublin/Wicklow region.
  • Real estate aspects of the acquisition by a UK dental group of several dental practices throughout Ireland.